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Our platform helps you navigate buying a small business.


Baby boomer-owned businesses


Listings on the market


Business brokers pushing deals

A better way to buy a small business

Find your seller

Leverage data and tools to identify and engage with prospective sellers that fit your target criteria.

Navigate the transaction

Get support every step of the way by tapping into the collective knowledge of industry experts and other active buyers.

Level the playing field

Enter your negotiations armed with the resources you need to strike a deal with the optimal price and terms.

Remain motivated

Stay on track to close a transaction quickly with accountability from a community of peers in the same boat.

Apply to join the Buyer Program.

Our Buyer Program is meant for serious entrepreneurs who are looking to acquire a small business.

Buy smart

Everything you need to buy a small business

Beacon is with you every step of the way, from valuation through closing. We'll help you buy the business of your dreams.

Industry experts

Learn from industry experts on private webinars.

Deal review

Get an unbiased competitive valuation for any deal under LOI.


Early access to new listings and off market deals.

Legal templates

From NDAs to Letters of Intent, we have templates for the agreements you’ll need.


Learn from a community of other active business buyers.

Financial tools

Come prepared using our financial calculators and financing resources.

Membership plans

Choose a membership plan that reflects the level of support you prefer on your journey to acquire a small business.



The essentials to support a successful DIY acquisition.

  • Industry experts
  • Legal templates
  • Communities
  • Financial tools
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$30 /month

Full access to buyer tools with basic transaction support.

  • Industry experts
  • Legal templates
  • Communities
  • Financial tools
  • Deal review
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Buy-Side Representation


Dedicated support and proprietary dealflow through our outreach program.

  • Industry experts
  • Legal templates
  • Communitys
  • Financial tools
  • Seller outreach
  • Financing Pre-qualification
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Frequently asked questions

Entrepreneurs who are actively considering the purchase of a small business.

Yes! We strongly encourage referrals to build a vibrant community. Please ask your referral to mention you referred them when they apply.

Monthly memberships can be cancelled at any time. Members of our Buyer Program remain members because they want to, not because they have to. Once you notify us that you have successfully purchased a business, you will be converted to a free membership for life.

No. Our programming is a mix of virtual events, content, and online discussions. By forming an online community, we are able to bring together the most relevant business buyers and industry experts (e.g., transaction attorneys, CPAs, and lenders) from across the country. Although, you are free to independently co-ordinate in-person meetings with other members if you’d like to.

We invite industry experts to lead private webinars for the community covering every step of the transaction from search through closing. Example topics include seller outreach, buyer pre-qualification, negotiation, and financing.

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